Across the Islamic world, illuminating Korans from Morocco to Malaysia, and adorning mosques, mausoleums and palaces, are hidden some of the most exquisite geometrical devices ever conceived by man.
In this excellent little book, geometer Daud Sutton unravels the mystery of Islamic patterns, explaining where they come from, how to draw them, and hinting at the Divine messages they encode.
WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information.
LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS.
"Rich and Artful"
"Excellent" NEW SCIENTIST.
NEW YORK TIMES.
Small books, big ideas.